Seven pretty items from the Washington Pottery, Shelton - one of the Staffordshire potteries.
The firm owned by the Tittensor family took over the business previously trading as Swinnertons and opened in 1946. In 1963 they were fortunate indeed to be granted a worldwide licence to manufacture Beatles memorabilia ! 1n 1970 there was a further name change to the English Ironstone Pottery.
Approximate dimensions : Side Plate x 2 8" / 22.25cm
Salad Plate x 2 9.75" / 25cm
Soup Plate x 2 9.25" / 23.25cm
Lidded Tureen 10" / 25cm
Decorated in a pink rose and other floral pattern on a cream ground. Gilded rims and centres. There is overall crazing and some rubbing to the gilt on these items which are in excess of 70 years old. Will look great in any display of vintage pottery.
Backstamp in use from 1940s. Gilder's mark.
All our items are pre-owned or vintage and may therefore show signs of use and age and will not be dishwasher proof.